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Sunday, November 18, 2018

UPDATE – Missing Shrewsbury teen is found and is safe

UPDATE - The Shrewsbury Police Department has said that Emily "has been located and is safe. Thank you to everyone for their assistance!" The Shrewsbury...

Westborough Holiday Shop makes the season bright for those in need

Westborough – Westborough Youth and Family Services (WYFS) and the Rotary Club of Westborough are committed to helping local residents in need. But come December, that mission takes on an extra dimension - ensuring that all parents or caretakers are able to provide their children with a few special holiday gifts. Since 2004, the groups have sponsored a free Holiday Gift Shop for families who are struggling perhaps with their finances or a medical crisis. All of the gifts are donated courtesy of generous residents, businesses and organizations. The shop, located in the auditorium in the Forbes Municipal Building, 4 West Main St., is open by appointment only and all visits are confidential.

Potluck lunch at Senior Center April 26

Potluck lunch at Senior Center April 26 Westborough - The Westborough Senior Centers Supporters (WSCS) will hold a potluck lunch Thursday, April 26, from 12-2...

Meet the 2013 SYFS Outstanding Youth of Shrewsbury Award recipients

Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services, Inc. (SYFS), the town of Shrewsbury's only private, nonprofit community counseling and social services agency, has announced...

Shrewsbury spring yard waste pickup program

Shrewsbury - For Shrewsbury residents that participate in the Pay as You Throw (PAYT) program, leaves, grass, and small bundled branches will be collected...

Gun control advocates in Westborough call for common ground with opponents

Westborough - Speaking at the Forum on Preventing Gun Violence at Congregation B'sai Shalom in Westborough Oct. 13, U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (D- 2nd District), said there needs to be a broader coalition of responsible gun owners to lessen gun violence. McGovern called on gun owners to "stand up" to extremism "by taking a public stand on sensible legislation that doesn't take away their constitutional rights."

Southborough annual Gobble Wobble Nov. 22

Southborough - Friends of Southborough Recreation will hold the 12th annual Gobble Wobble, a 5K certified race, two-mile walk and Kids’ Fun Run, Thanksgiving...

Lakeway Commons to host family-friendly Halloween

Shrewsbury – Families are invited to visit Lakeway Commons on Sunday, Oct. 28 from 1- 4 p.m. for a special Halloween event, presented by...

March weather expected to ‘roar’ this weekend

By James M. Arnold, Weather Specialist Well, we have been watching this developing storm situation for about a week now and everything is pretty much...

Team Hoyt statue officially unveiled

Hopkinton - Federal, state and local officials joined John Hancock Financial representatives today at the Center School in Hopkinton to unveil the life-size statue honoring famed father and son, Dick and Rick Hoyt. The statue was commissioned by John Hancock and donated to the town of Hopkinton. The Hoyts are known for their annual participation in the Boston Marathon, among many other athletic endeavors. This year marks their 31st year participating in the marathon. Dick Hoyt has pushed his son, Rick, who is a quadriplegic and has cerebral palsy, through the finish line thirty times. They are known as "Team Hoyt", and they have become a local symbol of strength and inspiration in overcoming obstacles and adversity.